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#Crohn's disease

# crohns-disease - Saturday 21 April, 2018

From The42 'Since I was a teenager, I would always have felt sick after certain types of food' Interview This post contains videos

'Since I was a teenager, I would always have felt sick after certain types of food'

Irish karate star Caradh O’Donovan on battling Crohn’s disease, funding her dream and aiming for the Tokyo Olympics.

# crohns-disease - Saturday 10 March, 2018

'I could never work again after I got sick, that really affected me'

Every year at least 80 people in Ireland develop acute intestinal failure.

# crohns-disease - Saturday 22 July, 2017

'It shouldn't be laughed at': Study begins on effect bowel disorders have on women's minds

Researchers hope the study will recognise the seriousness of the chronic, painful condition.

# crohns-disease - Thursday 1 December, 2016

From The42 NFL player who uses marijuana to treat serious illness suspended 10 games Suspended

NFL player who uses marijuana to treat serious illness suspended 10 games

Seantrel Henderson suffers from Crohn’s disease.

# crohns-disease - Thursday 19 May, 2016

'I put it off until I was at the stage where I couldn't walk properly or eat'

Over 20,000 people in Ireland suffer from either Crohn’s or ulcerative colitis. Clara Caslin shares her story.

# crohns-disease - Monday 28 December, 2015

Living with Crohn's disease: 'I bring spare clothes with me in the car for the times I don't make it to a bathroom'

Life with Crohn’s and children is a hard one. It’s an invisible disease, where people say you don’t look sick, writes Valerie Donovan.

# crohns-disease - Tuesday 19 May, 2015

'No one wants to talk about their bowel movements, but some people are suffering'

Alison Kelly has been living with Crohn’s Disease for nine years and says it’s time people started talking about their toilet habits.

# crohns-disease - Sunday 17 May, 2015

Loads of Irish people have this disease - but very few talk about it

And a lot lose jobs over it.

# crohns-disease - Thursday 3 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge This powerful photo of a bikini wearer with a colostomy bag has gone ultra-viral My Story

This powerful photo of a bikini wearer with a colostomy bag has gone ultra-viral

Almost ten million people have seen it in the last 10 days.

# crohns-disease - Monday 29 July, 2013

Breakthrough discovery on Crohn’s disease by Maynooth researchers

It’s hoped the development will lead to new ways to diagnose the condition, and eventually new drugs.

# crohns-disease - Saturday 26 November, 2011

No plans to revise scheme for chronic illness - despite no update since 1970s

A number of chronic diseases are not being covered by the government’s scheme for long term illnesses, including Crohn’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease, ulcerative colitis and coronary heart disease – but there are no plans to revise it.